Preliminary Accident Reports

July 2011 Issue

May 3, 2011, Stuart, Fla., Cessna 172P

The student pilot stated he did not flare the airplane properly, resulting in a hard landing. The nose landing gear collided with the runway; he then made a go-around and landed uneventfully. Another pilot subsequently flew the airplane and returned it early due to a "different sound in engine noise."

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